The Lion in Winter, Court Theatre, closes 12/3/2023. JOHN HOOGENAKKER (BFA Acting ’99) is in the cast. CELESTE COOPER (MFA, Acting, ’12) is the associate casting director, JESSICA DONALDSON (BFA Costume Technology, ’22) is the costume shop assistant, JARED GOODING (BFA, Lighting Design ’12) is the lighting designer, MARTINE KEI GREEN-ROGERS (Dean) is the dramaturg, LINDA BUCHANAN (Professor Emerita) is the scenic designer, KATRINA HERRMANN (BFA Stage Management, ’05), NICK SANDYS is the violence and intimacy consultant is the assistant stage manager.
Waiting for the Light to Change, the 2023 Slamdance Grand Jury Prize-winning film produced at DePaul University, is being released in theaters and on digital platforms. The film, which was co-written by Linh Tran, JEWELLS SANTOS (BFA Playwriting, ’17), and DELIA VAN PRAAG (BFA Playwriting ’18), and was produced by Jewells and SAM STRALEY (BFA Acting ’17) who is also featured in the cast, will screen at the Gene Siskel Film Center on September 22nd – 28th, followed by a Q&A on 9/23, 9/24, and 9/27. Get your ticket half off when you show your DePaul ID at the box office. Waiting for the Light to Change will also be released on DVD and all digital platforms in North America on October 20th.
Geffen Playhouse has announced that TARELL ALVIN MCCRANEY (BFA, Acting ’03) is the company’s new artistic director. Effective immediately, McCraney joins the Geffen staff in planning the 2024-25 season. Read the announcement here.